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Adam Le

Adam Le is Senior Editor, EMEA, for PEI Group's private equity publications, overseeing the flow of global news and analysis for Private Equity International and Secondaries Investor. Based in London, Adam works closely with private equity-focused colleagues across PEI's offices in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to PEI, his roles included reporting on finance and technology for Bloomberg Japan.
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$1trn in annual deal volume is achievable with upticks in secondaries trading in non-PE asset classes, NAV lending, preferred equity and GP stakes, according to Whitehorse Liquidity Partners' founder.
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Is $1trn in annual deal volume achievable? What does the increase in new entrants to the single-asset buyside herald? Why do some firms not like leading deals? All questions up for discussion in Orlando next week.
The firm is gearing up to launch its next fund and could target $1bn, Secondaries Investor understands.
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The hires come as secondaries advisory groups shift and expand, with some places growing their capabilities to meet increasing demand for transactions such as continuation funds and LP portfolio sales.
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Secondaries Investor reported in December that the Canadian pension giant had teamed up with Lexington Partners to lead the transaction.
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Ares Management data, shared with Secondaries Investor, shows deal volume for the asset class fell 21% in 2023 from the record $12.4bn clocked the year prior.
Morgan Stanley research shared exclusively with Secondaries Investor provides evidence that continuation vehicles can meaningfully outperform buyout funds on a median basis
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The firm has previously tapped the secondaries market to run a €1.3bn single-asset process on investor administration group IQ-EQ.
Secondaries capital that comes with deep sector expertise may define the next iteration of the GP-led market.
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The amount of capital raised for the strategy last year eclipsed the previous $101bn record set in 2020, data from Secondaries Investor shows.

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